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Pea sized red bumps inside mouth and tongue. Why is there tightness below neck?

What can cause pea size red bumps inside my mouth on my cheeks and sides of my tounge. I first noticed them last year when I was sick almost 6 months? I have been feeling bad for 3 weeks now and have 1 more day of meds from my doctor. There is tightness around my throat and some tightness right below my neck . I am 71 year old female, past smoker.
Asked On : Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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HI I have gone through your mail, since you are 71 years old and history of chronic smoker thus one is bound to think for some growth on your side of tongue and cheek which inturn may give rise to enlargement of draining lymphnodes of neck thus you are feeling tightness of neck, You are adviced to go for examination of your mouth,oral cavity,oropharynx and larynx and possibly biopsy from bumps of tongue and cheek by your
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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